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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Lauren Greenwood, Author

All content by Lauren Greenwood

Bayer donates $1 million in used equipment to Sac State

Lauren Greenwood
January 26, 2011

Faculty and students in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Sacramento State this spring will be using $1 million worth of donated research equipment from Bayer, an international pharmaceutical...

Dean of College of Arts and Letters announces retirement

Lauren Greenwood
November 9, 2010

Jeff Mason, the dean of the College of Arts and Letters and professor of theater and dance, announced his retirement today. Mason will retire at the end of December and said his last official duties as...

Students participate in Election Day

Lauren Greenwood
November 1, 2010

Sacramento State students were busy at the polls today. A pollworker from College Greens and Glenbrook police station said that by 2:30 p.m., she saw a few students turn out to vote, but the majority of...

News Round up (from Wednesday to Tuesday)

Lauren Greenwood
October 25, 2010

Candidates to participate in Senate District 1 forum Sacramento State will host the Senate District 1 forum today from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom. Assemblyman Roger Niello, R-Sacramento;...

Campus roadways will be blocked on Tuesday for memorial service

Lauren Greenwood
October 10, 2010

Sacramento State students, faculty and staff will have to find another way to drive to classes on Tuesday because State University Drive South and part of State University Drive West will be closed from...

Water Ski and Wakeboard Club host Catch-A-Ride

Lauren Greenwood
September 2, 2010

The Sacramento State Water ski and Wakeboard Club hosted the first Catch-A-Ride event today at Folsom Lake. The club invited any Sac State student to come out to Folsom Lake for a barbecue and try wakeboarding...

Faculty salary raises on hold

Lauren Greenwood
May 3, 2010

As the school year comes to a close, California State University faculty will not receive the salary increases promised in the 2007 collective bargaining agreement with the CSU system.A neutral fact-finding...

Bill to limit student fee increases

Lauren Greenwood
May 3, 2010

A Senate bill that attempts to provide some relief to college students by limiting student fee increases each year is now being amended in the Legislature. Senate Bill 969, authored by Sen. Carol Liu,...

Administration defends 14-unit enrollment cap

Lauren Greenwood
April 27, 2010

An enrollment policy that recently went into effect will limit the number of units that Sacramento State students can take for the fall semester. On April 12, the Office of the University Registrar announced...

Reaching out to Haitians

Lauren Greenwood
April 20, 2010

Madam Pun and her visiting American daughter are providing a home and a school to 20 orphans in her backyard in Cite Soleil, Haiti, while also picking up family-size bottles of hand sanitizer to distribute...

Joseph Sheley, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, discussed the achievement gap at the Graduation Initiative Forum in the University Union on Thursday.

Graduation initiative discussed at forum

Lauren Greenwood
April 7, 2010

Academic Affairs and Student Affairs discussed a new graduation initiative at an informational forum in the University Union on Thursday. The new initiative seeks to increase graduation rates of students...

VIDEO: ASI Clothesline Project

Lauren Greenwood
March 24, 2010

Students decorated shirts to honor and in memory of victims of domestic violence and hung them today in the University Union as a way to "air out our dirty laundry." Associated Students Inc. invited the...

Obama honors Sac State ?with distinction?

Lauren Greenwood
March 23, 2010

Sacramento State was one of more than 700 universities and colleges that were recently honored by President Barack Obama's Higher Education Community Honor Roll. The award recognized colleges and universities...

Women leaders in technology talk about opportunities

Lauren Greenwood
March 15, 2010

More women are now needed in the technology field because of the skills they have to offer, said Chief Information Officer for the State of California Teri Takai. "Women have an ability to understand people....

Goal of CSU partnership to increase Latino enrollment

Lauren Greenwood
March 10, 2010

Although the California State University and the Parent Institute for Quality Education, also known as PIQE, are coming to the end of their five-year partnership, they are working together again for "Es...

CSU nursing programs decrease, Sac State nursing strong

Lauren Greenwood
March 3, 2010

The California State University's nursing programs have been downsizing across the state, but Sacramento State's nursing program will not be decreasing enrollment now or any time in the future, department...

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